Article ID : 00153679 / Last Modified : 20/06/2021

How to transfer pictures or movies from the camera or camcorder to a computer using USB connection

    IMPORTANT: This article applies only to specific products and/or operating systems. Check the Applicable Products and Categories section of this article before starting these steps.

    Note: For Tape Camcorders, refer to our Tape Camcorder importing guide.

    Select the appropriate computer operating system for the procedure to transfer pictures or movies using a USB connection:


    • Make sure the camera supports USB connectivity and the operating system installed on your computer. To check the specifications of the camera and for other model-specific information, .
    • To transfer images from the internal memory of a camera, the recording media must first be removed. Not all cameras have an internal memory.
    • Transferring pictures using a USB connection depends on both the capabilities of the camera and the operating system installed on the computer. It may also vary depending on the model.

    Computer operating systems: